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Coventry wins European City of Sport title for 2019

Published on Thursday, 17 May 2018 in Leisure and culture news

The Leader of Coventry City Council has today announced that Coventry has been named as the UK’s European City of Sport for 2019.

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Young people's survey - have your say

Published on Thursday, 24 May 2018 in Community and living news

Young people from across Coventry have been invited to have their say on the city and their own wellbeing in a new survey.

Spon Street subway spring clean volunteer call

Published on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 in Community and living news

A clean up of Spon Street subway will take place next Tuesday 29 May with drinks and snacks provided for all who help out.

Coventry city centre parking scheme is enforceable

Published on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 in Parking, travel and streets news

Expert legal advice regarding the restricted parking scheme across Coventry city centre has confirmed the scheme remains enforceable.

Slides set to arrive at city’s new waterpark

Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry’s new £36.7million city centre waterpark will be making its latest splash as the venue’s thrill-ride slides arrive this week.

Coventry events for Dementia Action Week

Published on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry’s Cabinet Member for Adult Services is urging people to be a part of the Dementia Action Week. (21-27 May)

Coventry Libraries are looking for young volunteers this summer

Published on Friday, 18 May 2018 in Libraries news

Coventry libraries are looking for volunteers aged 14 to 18 who enjoy spending time with young children to help staff run the ‘Mischief Makers’ Summer Reading Challenge 2018.

Making travel plans for BBC Music's Biggest Weekend

Published on Friday, 18 May 2018 in Events news

BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend is getting close so it’s time for ticket-holders to plan their journeys to and from the event site.

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City welcomes new Lord Mayor

Published on Thursday, 17 May 2018 in Lord Mayor news

Councillor John Blundell was today sworn in as Coventry’s Lord Mayor at a ceremony in the Cathedral.

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Celebrity chef to cook at festival

Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 in Events news

A celebrity chef known to millions for cooking up delicious recipes on a popular daytime TV show will be the special guest at Coventry’s Food and Drink Festival.

‘There was a Boy’ film showcases impact of fostering teens

Published on Monday, 14 May 2018 in Fostering news

An evocative short film highlighting the transformative difference fostering can make to the lives of troubled teenagers premiered today (14 May), at the start of 2018s Foster Care Fortnight.

Education and Skills Cabinet Member hits out at grammar school plans

Published on Monday, 14 May 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry’s Cabinet Member for Education and Skills has hit out at new plans to expand Grammar and Faith school places.

Suicide support available in Coventry - Coronation Street highlights need to talk

Published on Friday, 11 May 2018 in Health and social care news

If you have been affected by the Aidan Connor suicide storyline in Coronation Street, help and support is available in Coventry

Channel 4 urged to make the right move

Published on Friday, 11 May 2018 in Community and living news

The West Midlands Combined Authority has today (Fri 11 May) formally launched its bid to bring Channel 4 (C4) to the region.

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UNICEF Baby-friendly is best for Coventry

Published on Friday, 11 May 2018 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has again been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award and is the latest UK health care facility to win international recognition from Unicef.

Upcoming Schools Health and Safety Training Courses

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018 in Services for schools news

We would like to remind you that there are places available for the following health and safety training courses that are due to take place in the near future:-

Cabinet changes to meet fresh challenges

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018 in Council and democracy news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet will have a slightly new look for the coming year.

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Coventry born John Blundell to be next Lord Mayor

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2018 in Lord Mayor news

Councillor John Blundell will be sworn in as Coventry’s next Lord Mayor at a ceremony in the Cathedral next Thursday (17 May).

Coventry set to join the UK gigabit full fibre super league

Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 in Community and living news

CityFibre to invest £60 million in full fibre infrastructure for Coventry in partnership with Vodafone.

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Coventry libraries are having a membership campaign – and need your help

Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 in Libraries news

The city’s libraries offer a fantastic service and they are hoping to reach even more people.

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Growing Coventry business moves to the former Co-Op building

Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 in Business and licensing news

A Coventry freight forwarding firm is expanding after moving into the iconic Co-Op landmark city centre building.

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Google Digital Garage comes to Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 in Events news

The Google Digital Garage bus will be pulling into Broadgate next Wednesday (9 May) as part of an alliance with Coventry Libraries and Information Service.

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Godiva Festival announces a new addition to its line up

Published on Thursday, 03 May 2018 in Events news

Organisers have confirmed that very special guest, Gabrielle, will be joining the Godiva Festival line up this year.

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City congratulates title-winning rugby stars

Published on Thursday, 03 May 2018 in Community and living news

Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Skipper hosted the stars and backroom staff of Coventry Rugby Football Club to congratulate them on their title winning season.

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Archbishop welcomed back to Coventry

Published on Thursday, 03 May 2018 in Lord Mayor news

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrived in Coventry yesterday at the start of a four day visit to the region.

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Learn about science at your local

Published on Thursday, 03 May 2018 in Events news

The public science festival, Pint of Science, is coming to Coventry for the first time this year, with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry.

Concentrating on prevention of FGM will have greatest impact, says expert

Published on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 in Public health news

More attention must be paid to preventing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK rather than chasing ‘extremely difficult’ prosecutions, says an internationally-renowned expert.

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Want to perform at Godiva Festival? Here’s your chance

Published on Monday, 30 April 2018 in Events news

Godiva Festival’s popular battle-of-the-bands competition, Godiva Calling, returns for 2018, once again promising winning performers the chance to play at this year’s Godiva Festival.

City to thank Armed Forces

Published on Monday, 30 April 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry will join towns and cities around the UK to celebrate Armed Forces Day in June and say ‘thank-you’ to those who serve.

Safer Recruitment training

Published on Thursday, 12 April 2018 in Services for schools news

Safer Recruitment Training for Schools and Early Years Providers Summer Term

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